Hot Toys continues to impress the toy world with their amazing life-like action figures. A couple weeks ago we posted news about Enterbay’s Bruce Lee Figure, but now there is another one by Hot Toys that will make it a tough decision for many of us. This figure is 1/6 scale like the Enterbay one, no information on release date or pricing yet… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on July 29, 2010 at 6:50pm —
If you happen to live up in Northern California, you may have heard about the recent opening of the Walnut Creek library. The $40 million dollar library houses 17 original works of art at a cost of $300,000. Described as elegant, clean and refined as the stores that surround it, this library is meant to be a destination.
An eye-catching two-story-high sculpture… Continue
Inspired by an article he read about abandoned diamond mines in Namibia, photographer Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés wanted to learn more. In his magazine he had only stumbled across one picture of Kolmanskop, a now ghost town in southern Namibia that had once been a rich mining village. Online he found a treasure trove of interesting photos and at that moment promised… Continue
There is something alluring about the little black book and we think you will be easily as intrigued by our Pad&Quill take on this classic. Designed as a slim journal that slips comfortably into your purse,messenger bag or backpack, our Little Black Book also cradles your phone in a protective, hand- crafted wood frame. The comfortable feel of… Continue
"To launch the marketing campaign of the new Audi A1, the Barcelona waterfront was chosen to stage the AreA1 - an intensive brand and product experience that combines a distinctive Audi brand space with a theatrical Driving Experience. The architecture projects a high value message, presenting the new Audi A1 in intricate detail as it targets the young, urban crowd. "…
Dwell presents their first video in a three-part series about color. Senior editor Aaron Britt drops by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation to discuss the life and work of German-born American artist Josef Albers, who is often referred to as the 'Father of Color Theory'. Will give you a great appreciation not just for color but for Albers - his values, beliefs and incredible passion.
The image bookmarking site for creatives, has released version 1.1. There are too many new upgrades to list, so just head on over to http://www.piccsy.com. Registrations are open for the next 48 hours only! If you sign-up in the next 48 hours, you can sidestep the invite-only function.
On now at the Orange County Museum of Art is “New Art For a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2010″, celebrating 90 works of art made from 2000 to 2010. There are many works from paintings, videos, photography, sculptures, and more. The exhibition runs until September 19th, 2010.…
Artist Jason Freeney has released a new illustrative print that will make potato doctors of the world very happy. The print is called “Potato Head Anatomy”, the print features the anatomical x-ray of Mr. Potato Head and his interchangeable parts. The print measures 13″ x 19″ and can be ordered for $59.…
As the summer heat finally breaks, you may be contemplating your upcoming fall wardrobe. Griffin has been contemplating the same thing, releasing this fall / winter 2010 lookbook, featuring bold, military-inspired designs. Focusing on how the military deals with the cold, the selections are highly functional, timeless pieces, with fabric sourced from… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on July 29, 2010 at 7:49am —
Neue Galerie presents a new brand, Neue Hund, a line of chic canine couture and luxe accessories inspired by the museum’s mascot, a chocolate miniature Schnauzer named Milly von Barksky (the model). The line was conceived by museum director... Renée Price, who travels the world to assemble the finest accessories for dogs and their owners, made by some of the most talented designers. Every item… Continue
Reflecting the shared experiences we have throughout our lives, Norman Rockwell's paintings are truly timeless. As the ultimate storyteller, Rockwell turned everyday life experiences into works of art, making us not only reminisce about a simpler time but giving us hope that a life full of optimism, hope and happiness could exist.
In case you haven't heard, a relatively unknown street artist named Ben Eine was recently rocketed to fame. How? The new UK Prime Minister David Cameron gave one of Eine's paintings to President Obama. As he says, "You wake up one morning as a street artist known to few outside the aficionados of Britain's urban art scene, and go to bed as the man whose work the new… Continue
The way this giant ant hill was designed will surely blow your mind...
After pouring ten tons of cement into the ground to take to the shape of all the tunnels, a team removed about 40 tons of soil to reach the ant hill. The underground network is an intense system of main tunnels and branching side routes with short connections to decrease circulation time.